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Love it or hate it? The most divisive superyachts

Love it or hate it? The most divisive superyachts

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Khalilah

The divisive golden superyacht

The industry is no stranger to radical superyacht hull colours, but its more than just her metallic gold finish that makes Khalilah one of our most divisive yachts. This 2014 launch for American yard Palmer Johnson features an angular carbon fibre superstructure by Nuvolari Lenard and side deflectors that make her look more like a trimaran than a traditional monohull. Love her or hate her, the staggering performance of this 49 metre is undeniable. As yard owner Timur Mohamed puts it: "30 knots on a displacement hull simply does not happen." Unless that yacht is called Khalilah.

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